PR No. 34
Minister For Power Holds Meeting On Hill Torrents And Murunj Dam Project
Islamabad: April 03, 2024

A detailed meeting was held on hill torrents and Murunj Dam project under the chairmanship of Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari. MNA Sardar Abdul Qadir Khosa, MNA Sardar Shamshir Khan Mazari, Sardar Amar Awais Khan Leghari, Sardar Ahmad Khan Leghari MPA and Sardar Ali Mansoor Khan Leghari besides NESPAK and Irrigation Department officers participated in the meeting: Declaration In the meeting, the Federal Minister issued instructions for the early completion of the ongoing feasibility study for the construction of several small dams on hill torrent drains in Taunsa, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur. The Federal Minister while issuing instructions to the authorities said that in the process of this feasibility study, all stakeholders should be included in the consultation process: Declaration The Federal Minister expressed his determination to start the construction work soon by arranging funding for all these projects: Declaration With the efforts of the Federal Minister, the project of Murunj Dam in Rajanpur has been sent to the Ministry of Water Resources for approval: Declaration The project will bring about an agricultural and economic revolution in the region and significantly reduce poverty: Declaration